There are 2 main definitions of monopole in English:


Syllabification: mon·o·pole
Pronunciation: /ˈmänəˌpōl


1 Physics A single electric charge or magnetic pole, especially a hypothetical isolated magnetic pole.
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  • ‘In a sense the searches for both magnetic monopoles and gravity waves are very similar,’ he says.
  • The result would be quite different if the magnetic dipoles were composed instead of free monopoles, analogous to electric charges.
  • Yet particle theories like Grand Unified Theories and superstring theory predict magnetic monopoles should exist.
2A radio antenna or pylon consisting of a single pole or rod.
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  • Common HF antennas like vertical monopoles, horizontal wire dipoles, and loop antennas all provide omni-directional communications when configured properly.
  • A digital radio hi-fi tuner will come with an indoor aerial, either a ribbon dipole or a monopole (half dipole).
  • Marsis features three long antenna booms - a dipole and monopole - that broadcast very long wavelength radio waves toward the planet.




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There are 2 main definitions of monopole in English:


Line breaks: mono|pole
Pronunciation: /ˈmɒnəpəʊl/

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A champagne that is exclusive to one shipper.


late 19th century: from French, 'monopoly'.

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